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CHAMP® Launches SLIM-Lok Spike Fastening System. Facilitates Thinner, Lighter, Stronger Outsoles in High-Performance Golf Shoes

CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide – The World Leader in Sport Cleat Technology® and maker of innovative CHAMP spikes, high-performance grips, golf tees and accessories – announces the launch of SLIM-Lok, the thinnest, lightest and strongest spike fastening system available for golf footwear.

The patented integrated, built-in locking ring, allows shoemakers to create thinner, lighter designs engineered to bring golfers closer to the playing surface. An added bonus is all SLIM-Lok spikes and materials are compatible to every TRI-Lok® and Fast Twist® shoe ever made. It also greatly simplifies the spike changing process while virtually eliminating the risk of spike loss during rounds. An exclusive CHAMP technology, SLIM-Lok is trusted by scores of leading OEMs – including ECCO®, New Balance®, Nike®, OGIO®, TRUE Linkswear™ and Under Armour®

“We’ve been able to develop a superior system by combining our unrivalled manufacturing heritage and expertise with the latest material and tooling technologies.” says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. “SLIM-Lok is also precisely aligned to the needs of modern golfers seeking greater stability, cushioning and lightweight comfort.”

The SLIM-Lok premiere is accompanied by the introduction of replacement golf spikes that fit in the millions of pairs of golf shoes currently in the marketplace which feature TRI-LOK and Fast Twist spike receptacles. This unmatched level of compatibility allows retailers to reduce inventory SKUs while eliminating consumer confusion.

SLIM-Lok replacement spikes are available in all of the company’s most popular models, including Zarma Tour® , ScorpionStinger™ and Helix®.

For more information:, 1-800-OK-CHAMP.